Passeriformes I

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Passeriformes I
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Passeriformes I
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    • Olive-sided Flycatcher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • White throat and abdomen w/ dark vest
    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Call: "quick three beers"
    • Western Wood-pewee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
    • --
    • Uniformly, dark greyish-brown
    • Long primary projection
    • Indistinct pale wing bars
    • --
    • Habitat: Woodlands and forests
    • Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax sp.)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Drab olive w/ 2 whitish-grey wing bars
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • **CA/Fed Endangered Species
    • Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax sp.)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Greyish-olive w/ 2 whitish wing bars
    • Notched tail
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forest
    • Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax sp.)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
    • --
    • Greyish-olive w/ 2 whitish wing bars
    • Long, notched tail
    • Short primary projection
    • --
    • Habitat: Chaparral and coniferous forests
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    • Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax sp.)
    • Order: Passseriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • olive-green w/ 2 yellow to white wing bars
    • --
    • Habitat: woodlands and forests
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    • Black Phoebe
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Black w/ white abdomen
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • Call: Phee-bee
    • Say's Phoebe
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Brownish-grey w/ pale rusty abdomen and undertail coverts
    • Black tail
    • --
    • Habitat: Grasslands, desert scrub, ag fields
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    • Ash-throated Flycatcher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Brownish-grey upperparts
    • Pale grey throat and breast
    • Pale yellow abdomen and undertail coverts
    • Short, bushy crest
    • --
    • Habitat: scrub habitats, pinyon-juniper woodlands
    • Cassin's Kingbird
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Dark grey head and breast w/ sharply contrasting white chin
    • Yellow abdomen
    • Black tail w/ pale tips
    • --
    • Habitat: savannah
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    • Western Kingbird
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Tyrannidae
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    • Pale grey breast, less contrasting white chin
    • Yellow abdomen
    • Black tail, white edges on outers
    • No pale edging on wing coverts
    • --
    • Habitat: Grasslands, desert scrub, ag fields
    • Loggerhead Shrike
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Laniidae
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    • Grey above, white below
    • Black face mask
    • Short hook, tornial teeth
    • --
    • Habitat: Grasslands, desert scrub, ag fields
    • Fed Endangered
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    • Impales prey on thorns
    • Hutton's Vireo
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Vireonidae
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    • Greenish olive upperparts
    • 2 yellow-white wing bars, darkest wing part between
    • --
    • Habitat: Oak woodlands
    • Bell's Vireo
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Vireonidae
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    • Dull grey, to yellowish-grey, lighter below
    • 2 wing bars, lower wing bar brightest
    • --
    • Habitat: Riparian woodland
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    • Fed. threatened
    • Cassin's Vireo
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Vireonidae
    • --
    • Dull, olive-green upperparts
    • Browner crown
    • Whitish underparts
    • 2 yellow-white wing bars
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forestss
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    • Warbling Vireo
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Vireonidae
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    • Grayish-olive upperparts
    • Whitish underparts
    • No wingbars
    • Whitish supercilium
    • --
    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • Gray Jay
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Dark grey upperparts, whitish under
    • Whitish throat
    • White head, black crown patch
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
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    • Steller's Jay
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Island Scrub-Jay
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Habitat: Scrub habitats and woodlands
    • Only true endemic
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    • Western Scrub-Jay
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Habitat: Scrub habitats, oak woodlands
    • Pinyon Jay
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
    • --
    • Habitat: Pinyon-juniper woodland
    • Clark's Nutcracker
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Habitat: Subalpine coniferous forests
    • Black-billed Magpie
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands, especially near grasslands and meadows
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    • Yellow-billed Magpie
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
    • --
    • Habitat: Oak woodlands
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    • Endemic to CA
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    • American Crow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
    • --
    • Habitat: generalist
    • Common Raven
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Corvidae
    • --
    • Habitat: generalist
    • Horned Lark
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Alaudidae
    • --
    • Habitat: Grasslands, desert scrub, ag fields
    • Purple Martin (male)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
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    • Glossy blue-black
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    • Habitat: forests and woodlands
    • Purple Martin (female)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
    • --
    • Greyish underparts, brown collar
    • --
    • Habitat: Forests and woodlands
    • Tree Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
    • --
    • Greenish-blue upperparts
    • White underparts
    • Violet-green Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
    • --
    • Velvety-green upperparts, white underparts
    • Purplish nape and uppertail coverts
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    • Habitat: Montane coniferous forests
    • Northern Rough-winged Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
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    • Plain swallow, brown upperparts
    • whitish underparts
    • no distinguishing features
    • --
    • Habitat: open areas
    • Bank Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirundinidae
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    • Brown band on white chest
    • Slight notch in tail
    • --
    • Habitat: riparian areas and shorelines
    • CA threatened
    • Cliff Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirunidinidae
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    • Looks like it flew into a cliff
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    • Habitat: Generalist, no heavy forests, needs vertical surface for nest attachment
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    • Barn Swallow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Hirunidinidae
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    • Blue-black upperparts w/ orange to whitish underparts
    • Chestnut forehead and throat
    • Long, deeply forked tail
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    • Habitat: generalist, needs vertical surface for nest attachment

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